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April 16, 2014 | Uranium Enrichment , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
Envoys on Tuesday said Iran has eliminated 50 percent of the uranium it could most easily convert into nuclear-bomb fuel, the Associated Press reports.
April 16, 2014 | Extended Deterrence , Nuclear Nonproliferation, Arms Control, Disarmament
The United States on Tuesday said it had held constructive talks with China about North Korea, amid concerns about a potential forthcoming nuclear test.
Saudi Arabia's top diplomat accused the Syrian regime of conducting new chemical strikes that he called a test of "international will," Reuters reports.
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A terminated U.S. Army facility worker faces charges for holding what was thought to be a deadly form of uranium, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.
An expert plan on alternatives to constructing a costly enriched-uranium processing plant has been completed and turned over to the Energy Department.
International authorities said Syria did not meet a Sunday goal date for sending most of its chemical arms overseas, the Xinhua News Agency reports.
April 15, 2014 | Sanctions, Nuclear
An Iranian official said Russian energy-trade talks faced an uphill battle, amid global fears about possible implications for nuclear sanctions, Reuters reports.
A new audit has found that the U.S. military is likely to encounter hurdles in the operations of deployed antimissile assets in Europe.
April 15, 2014 | Diane Barnes | Nuclear Materials Security , Nuclear Smuggling and Materials Trafficking
Scientists may have discovered how they can reprogram X-ray scanners to more effectively spot bomb-usable nuclear materials in airline bags.
April 15, 2014 | Rachel Oswald | Nuclear Weapons Programs , Tactical/Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons , Bombers
A project to revamp the U.S. B-61 nuclear bomb achieved a key milestone when one of its new variants passed a first full-scale, wind-tunnel test.
The Pentagon on Monday criticized a Russian jet's repeated buzzing of a U.S. antimissile ship sailing in international waters in the Black Sea.
Quote of the Day
Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren, on the recent buzzing by a Russian fighter jet of a U.S. antimissile warship in the Black Sea.
I would have difficulty believing that two Russian pilots, on their own, would choose to take such an action.